A collision with a large truck is one of the most devastating events that a victim and their loved ones can endure, and the situation only gets worse when you discover that the “accident” was no accident at all. When a truck driver or trucking company’s negligent behavior leads to pain and suffering for you or a loved one, Attorney David L. Hood is here to fight on your behalf, and he will strive to get you get the justice, closure, and compensation you deserve.
Why Trucking Accidents Are Different
The average passenger vehicle weighs between 2,000 and 4,000 pounds, while a tractor-trailer or other big-rig truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. This difference in weight means that when a large truck crashes into a passenger vehicle, the consumer car or truck is subject to an incredible amount of force, and the consequences for the occupants of that vehicle are often devastating and tragic.
Unfortunately, these accidents are anything but rare. Since 2005, the annual number of accidents involving large trucks has been rising steadily; in 2015, police recorded a staggering 415,000 large truck crashes, almost 4,000 of which resulted in a loss of life.
Why Hire a Trucking Attorney?
If you’ve been hurt by a large truck, chances are good that the truck is owned by a trucking company with significant financial resources. The truck’s driver will have access to their employer’s legal team, who will begin working from the moment of the crash to undermine your claim and pay you as little money as possible.
Attorney David L. Hood (along with co-counsel) has the experience necessary to investigate the crash that injured you and fight back against the trucking company’s efforts to dismiss your claim. Before you give any written or recorded statement to the insurance company, contact David L. Hood for a free assessment of your case. The sooner you act, the sooner we can mobilize our resources to gather evidence from the scene and begin building your case.
Contact David L. Hood If You’ve Been Hurt in a Trucking Accident in North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, Georgetown or Anywhere in South Carolina
If you or a loved one have been injured in a crash with a large truck, please contact the Law Offices of David L. Hood right away. We and our co-counsel have years of experience investigating complex motor vehicle crashes, and we’ll listen to your story and explore every legal path available to see that you receive just compensation for the losses you've suffered. We handle all cases on a contingent fee basis, which means you pay us nothing unless we win your case or negotiate a successful settlement.*
To get in touch with David L. Hood and schedule your free consultation today, call us at (843) 491-6025 or fill out our brief online contact form.
*Clients are not liable for any expenses, unless there is a recovery in their case; however, if there is a recovery in their case, clients will be liable for expenses. Attorney’s fees are based on a percentage of the recovery, which will be computed before deducting expenses.